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Anisha Sud is a senior associate in King & Spalding's Singapore office and a member of the International Arbitration practice. She focuses on international commercial and investments disputes, with particular experience in energy and environmental issues. She routinely represents and advises clients in investor-State and commercial arbitrations before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), as well as in ad hoccases under the UNCITRAL Rules. 

Anisha was seconded for three months between 2016-2017 to ConocoPhillips’ corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas.  During that time, she joined the company’s arbitration team, and advised on its treaty and commercial arbitration matters.   

Anisha received her Juris Doctor, cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was a Dean’s Scholar, recipient of the Certificate of Merit in Evidence, and a Contributing Editor on the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from McGill University where she received department honors.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Contributor, King & Spalding Quantum Quarterly, Issue VIII, 1st Quarter 2016
  • Article, “Remediation Standards: Far From Standard in Environmental Oilfield Disputes,” King & Spalding Energy Newsletter, June 2016 and Bloomberg BNA Daily Environmental Report, May 2016
  • Article: Case Note, the Journal of Damages in International Arbitration, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2015
  • Co-Speaker, “The Emergence of Diffuse Rights and Public Participation in Environmental Cases,” University of Tulsa 22nd International Petroleum Environmental Conference, Nov. 2015
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Credentials

J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude

B.A., McGill University

Texas

Matters

Representing Shell in a multi-billion dollar ICSID arbitration against the Republic of the Philippines under the Netherlands-Philippines bilateral investment treaty concerning Shell's investment in the Malampaya gas-to-power project.  We recently obtained provisional measures in favor of Shell.

Representing Chevron Corporation in a multi-billion dollar UNCITRAL international arbitration under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty concerning the US$9 billion Lago Agrio environmental judgment issued by the Ecuadorian courts, resulting in precedent-setting awards in favor of Chevron, including a finding of denial of justice and treaty breaches by Ecuador's courts, as well as numerous interim measures awards ordering Ecuador to prevent enforcement of the court judgment

Representing two major oil companies in a US$ 3 billion ICC arbitration against an Asian government, concerning a contractual revenue-allocation dispute.

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Representing Shell in a multi-billion dollar ICSID arbitration against the Republic of the Philippines under the Netherlands-Philippines bilateral investment treaty concerning Shell's investment in the Malampaya gas-to-power project.  We recently obtained provisional measures in favor of Shell.

Representing Chevron Corporation in a multi-billion dollar UNCITRAL international arbitration under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty concerning the US$9 billion Lago Agrio environmental judgment issued by the Ecuadorian courts, resulting in precedent-setting awards in favor of Chevron, including a finding of denial of justice and treaty breaches by Ecuador's courts, as well as numerous interim measures awards ordering Ecuador to prevent enforcement of the court judgment

Representing two major oil companies in a US$ 3 billion ICC arbitration against an Asian government, concerning a contractual revenue-allocation dispute.

Representing a Philippine conglomerate with interests in major Philippine infrastructure projects in an SIAC arbitration in Singapore arising out of a shareholding dispute worth at least hundreds of millions of dollars.

Representing international oil company in UNCITRAL arbitration involving claims in excess of $1.5 billion against the Government of India. We recently obtained a full dismissal of counterclaims against our client.

Representing major Spanish energy company in multi-billion dollar commercial and treaty arbitration claims against Egypt and its state-owned company, relating to the failure to supply gas in a long-term supply agreement.

Representing major U.S. energy company in international environmental litigation in China.

Won a $360 million award for Burlington Resources in an ICSID arbitration against Ecuador, arising out of the expropriation of an oil concession and associated counterclaims for alleged environmental contamination.

Won a favorable award for declaratory relief in an ICC expert arbitration on behalf of Phillips 66 against PDVSA and one of its subsidiaries, arising out of the price protection mechanism in a long-term crude oil supply agreement for a Texas refinery

Advise major US pharmaceutical company in potential ICC arbitration against Indian supplier relating to certain regulatory actions and the supplier’s ability to meet manufacturing standards.

Advised major Japanese pharmaceutical company in potential arbitration against American biotechnology company relating to the companies’ collaboration for the development of products for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Matters

Representing Shell in a multi-billion dollar ICSID arbitration against the Republic of the Philippines under the Netherlands-Philippines bilateral investment treaty concerning Shell's investment in the Malampaya gas-to-power project.  We recently obtained provisional measures in favor of Shell.

Representing Chevron Corporation in a multi-billion dollar UNCITRAL international arbitration under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty concerning the US$9 billion Lago Agrio environmental judgment issued by the Ecuadorian courts, resulting in precedent-setting awards in favor of Chevron, including a finding of denial of justice and treaty breaches by Ecuador's courts, as well as numerous interim measures awards ordering Ecuador to prevent enforcement of the court judgment

Representing two major oil companies in a US$ 3 billion ICC arbitration against an Asian government, concerning a contractual revenue-allocation dispute.

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Matters

Representing Shell in a multi-billion dollar ICSID arbitration against the Republic of the Philippines under the Netherlands-Philippines bilateral investment treaty concerning Shell's investment in the Malampaya gas-to-power project.  We recently obtained provisional measures in favor of Shell.

Representing Chevron Corporation in a multi-billion dollar UNCITRAL international arbitration under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty concerning the US$9 billion Lago Agrio environmental judgment issued by the Ecuadorian courts, resulting in precedent-setting awards in favor of Chevron, including a finding of denial of justice and treaty breaches by Ecuador's courts, as well as numerous interim measures awards ordering Ecuador to prevent enforcement of the court judgment

Representing two major oil companies in a US$ 3 billion ICC arbitration against an Asian government, concerning a contractual revenue-allocation dispute.

Representing a Philippine conglomerate with interests in major Philippine infrastructure projects in an SIAC arbitration in Singapore arising out of a shareholding dispute worth at least hundreds of millions of dollars.

Representing international oil company in UNCITRAL arbitration involving claims in excess of $1.5 billion against the Government of India. We recently obtained a full dismissal of counterclaims against our client.

Representing major Spanish energy company in multi-billion dollar commercial and treaty arbitration claims against Egypt and its state-owned company, relating to the failure to supply gas in a long-term supply agreement.

Representing major U.S. energy company in international environmental litigation in China.

Won a $360 million award for Burlington Resources in an ICSID arbitration against Ecuador, arising out of the expropriation of an oil concession and associated counterclaims for alleged environmental contamination.

Won a favorable award for declaratory relief in an ICC expert arbitration on behalf of Phillips 66 against PDVSA and one of its subsidiaries, arising out of the price protection mechanism in a long-term crude oil supply agreement for a Texas refinery

Advise major US pharmaceutical company in potential ICC arbitration against Indian supplier relating to certain regulatory actions and the supplier’s ability to meet manufacturing standards.

Advised major Japanese pharmaceutical company in potential arbitration against American biotechnology company relating to the companies’ collaboration for the development of products for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude

B.A., McGill University

Texas